Neotropical Birds
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Castelnau's Antshrike Thamnophilus cryptoleucus

Thomas S. Schulenberg and Gary H. Rosenberg
Version: 1.0 — Published April 27, 2012

Priorities for Future Research


Castelnau's Antshrike is widely distributed and is fairly common across its range, although it occupies a restricted habitat along large rivers in western Amazonia. Most aspects of its natural history are very poorly known. Most aspects of its reproductive biology are unknown, and there is little detailed information on its diet. There is no information on such topics as age at first breeding, life span and survivorship, dispersal, population regulation, molts, and sexual behavior, and very little information on territoriality and population density. Finally, there is little or no information available on responses by Castelnau Antshrike to seasonal flooding of its riparian habitat.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. and G. H. Rosenberg (2012). Castelnau's Antshrike (Thamnophilus cryptoleucus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.casant1.01
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